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Advanced Harmonic Concepts

Composition and Improvisational Techniques for all Instruments

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We're going to do an analysis of a piece that contains many of the types of harmonics and compositional techniques that I have discussed on my YouTube channel, including modal, bitonal and multi-functional harmony. The course is a series of videos, play-along MP3s and PDFs designed for all instruments.


Your Instructor


Rick Beato
Rick Beato

Rick Beato is a musician, teacher, and father of three. Rick has worked as a writer/producer with various bands in the rock and country genres. In 2004, he received a Platinum Record for producing Shinedown’s 1.7-million-selling album, “Leave a Whisper.” Two albums that he produced for NeedtoBreathe – “The Outsiders” (2009) and “The Reckoning” (2012) – won Dove Awards in the Best Rock/Contemporary category. He co-wrote “Carolina” with Parmalee in 2013, which climbed to number 1 on the Billboard’s Country Music Chart.

He is certified to teach grades K-12 and holds a bachelor’s in music from Ithaca College and a master’s in jazz studies from the New England Conservatory of Music. He is presently a member of the Board of Directors and head of the Academic Achievement Committee at The GLOBE Academy dual-language immersion charter school in Atlanta, GA.


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The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
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